HR Communications: You can’t hire top talent because your job ads are lame

HR Communications: You can’t hire top talent because your job ads are lame

By Katherine Beaulieu─ Communications Strategist @katstubborngoat It’s every HR Communications staff person’s nightmare—posting an excellent job opportunity that isn’t attracting top candidates while having a hiring manager full of helpful suggestions, like “Why don’t you advertise in Arizona?” or “My brother just hired someone through LinkedIn, why don’t you try that.” or “Can’t we just […]

Why PR is Becoming a Visual Game (and How to Win)

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Public Relations, Social Media
Why PR is Becoming a Visual Game (and How to Win)

Remember when you were a little kid and your parents asked you to pick out a book to read? Did you gravitate toward the one that was a sea of black-and-white letters, or the cool one with lots of colorful, eye-catching photos? In high school geometry, which was the better textbook? The one that wrote […]

Ideas Worth Spreading: 5 TED Talks to Inspire Your Work & Stir Curiosity

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s no secret that I love TED Talks. When I’m facing a tough challenge at work or need inspiration, they’re a fantastic resource. I even listen to them in the car on the way to work or on long runs. Here are a few favorites: Simon Sinek: Start With Why This TED talk not only […]

Social Media and Media Relations: Like PR’s Peanut Butter and Jelly

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Social Media

How many times did you check your favorite social media channels today? I’m willing to bet it’s definitely more than one, and if you’re anything like the average person, it’s probably more around 14 – and that’s just Facebook. Even if you haven’t reached the point of constant connection, social media is a big part […]

How to Handle Crisis Communications

Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Public Relations

If you’re at the center of a crisis when one hits, like it did April 15 when two bombs killed and maimed spectators and participants at the Boston Marathon, make this your mantra: Communicate early. Communicate often. And communicate accurately. Communicating early, when facts are still coming in and very little can be confirmed or […]